Movies with The Greatest Visual Effects


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Trashing huge robot trucks has gotta be worth SOMETHING! I can't wait for transFARMERS (from Corner Gas)


It is good really awesome film. Unlike Oreanta a disliker a Justin Bieber fan. Perhaps this movie is better than jurassic park that I'm sick of its grapihcs!
Nothing can match this movie particularly dark of the moon.
Just got pissed in the driller scenes
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2Jurassic Park
Yes, Transformers may have awesome and stylish visuals, but what about the film that made these elements strong enough to inspire movies like Titanic, Lord of the Rings, Avatar, The Star Wars Prequels E.T.C.

In my personal opinion, Jurassic Park will remain the father of recent special effects and I'm glad Steven Spielberg made it possible. Also, it gave us a more realistic approach of dinosaurs and the result was terrifying and breathtaking.


After 65 Millon Years they were back


I could believe they were real dionsaurs! Stan winston and Dennis Muren do their job perfect!

None of the Tranformers movies have even won an Academy award for best visual effects. How is it number one? I would believe the consensus would make this movie. It is stunningly beautiful and a lot better than Tranformers.

James cameron sacrificed so much for this movie! And it came out good!
Visual effects, Great Storyline & massive Gross Revenue, what more could you want!
James Cameron has done it again


James cameron sacrificed so much for this movie! And it came out good!
Visual effects, Great Storyline & massive Gross Revenue, what more could you want!
James Cameron has done it again
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4The Matrix

This movie is a champion in every way including visual effects


Bullet time was awesome and dynamic on so many levels.
Really other awesome effects added too.


5Star Wars

Hey, ever heard of ILM? It stands for Industrial light and magic and has done special effects to almost all big movies released after Star Wars, including harry potter, jurassic park, indiana jones, pirates of the caribbean, avatar and hundreds others. Just name a movie, theyve done it! Without star wars special effects as we know it wouldn't exist! Think about it!

6Terminator 2: Judgment Day
this piece of excellency and shear of what hollywood is
made in 1991 best before the world knew whats special and visual effects


This should be number 1. Because in 1991 is not technological days. It shows how hard to try make this movie...
This movie set a new standard of visual graphics for the movie industry. In 1991 these were top notch and can even compete in 2014!

We can't imagine how hard was record this movie. They didn't have ship or ocean or anything, but they recorded one of the greatest movies ever!


I just LOVE titanic. EOS.



for that year it was the bomb


Amazing Effects
Insane...1979 was it? Looks more like 2020 or something! Great effects, if you watched it at that time when it was released I am sure you would have been scared to death!

9Saving Private Ryan

10The Thing

The Contenders

11Transformers: Dark of the Moon


13Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest

14Total Recall

15Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

16Mortal Kombat

17Final Destination 5

18Artificial Intelligence: AI

19Superman: The Movie

20Iron Man

212001 - A Space Odyssey

No idea why Twilight is on here. You might as well put Love Actually on here. This movie is still very good in terms of the visuals. Quite the spectacle after all these years.


22Blade Runner

23The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

24The Dark Knight

25The Nightmare Before Christmas

26The Fifth Element


28Pearl Harbor

29I, Robot

30The Wolverine

31Lord Of The Rings - The Return of The King
this one of a kind peace biggest worth are not the visual effects but still they are fabulous


Great Graphics In the Fights... Great Acting And Even Great Acting...


This is the best war movie that sets a good effects
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33The Black Hole


35Dick Tracy

36Starship Troopers

37Pirates of the Caribbean - The Curse of the Black Pearl


39Real Steel


41Naked Lunch

42The Avengers

43Tron: Legacy

44Pirates of the Caribbean - On Stranger Tides

45Iron Man 2

46The Golden Compass

47How to Train Your Dragon








55Die Hard

56Back to the Future Part II

57X2 - X-Men United


59Death Becomes Her

60Batman Returns



63Apollo 13

We watched this movie in science class


65The Lost World: Jurassic Park

66What Dreams May Come

67Hollow Man

68War of the Worlds


70Jurassic Park III

71The Hills Have Eyes
I was shaking as I watched this movie

72Wrong Turn

73Wrong Turn 2: Dead End

74Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

75Pirates of the Caribbean - At World's End



78The Matrix Reloaded


The special effects of this movie aren't that great compared to today's movies, but if you take into consideration the fact that it's from 1927, you can understand how amazing they are.

81Iron Man 3
The effects a better than its prequels

82Pacific Rim
Watch this movie and try not to be in awe



Graphics are better but could have been more better specially in spider
man 3...


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